Sports Shorts

  • TheFlorida State-Clemson game was postponed at the last minute. A flat-out (COVID) cancellation would have been better given that FSU was a gobsmacking, 35-point underdog at home. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has notably weighed in. He called it a “forfeit” and “an excuse” not to play the game.
  • “I’ve learned that football season always starts after Thanksgiving.”—Tom Brady.
  • MLB’s minimum salary is rising to $570,500 in 2021. That’s more than the president of the United States ($400,000) makes, which doesn’t seem so outlandish when a grifter is president.
  • It’s now official that Tampa’s Amalie Arena will be the short-term home of the NBA’s Toronto Raptors. The Toronto players voted and chose Tampa over Fort Lauderdale, Louisville, Nashville, Newark and Buffalo.

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